Serving Seniors in the Community

Meals on Wheels volunteers needed

on Wednesday, August 07, 2013 Posted in Happenings, Opportunities, Hunger

The Meals on Wheels People could not exist without the help of more than 500 volunteers every weekday who help prepare and serve meals to seniors in 35 different meal centers throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties, as well as deliver nearly 3,000 meals to homebound elderly.

Cherry Blossom Center (East Portland Community Center just off of Stark Street in Southeast Portland, at 740 SE 106th Avenue) needs Meals on Wheels drivers daily. Contact Stephen at 503.256.2381 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The center also needs kitchen volunteers and dining room servers daily. Contact Robin at 503.281.8109 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Hillsboro Center is also seeking Meals on Wheels volunteers. It needs 10 volunteer drivers for Mondays and Fridays. Contact Elly at 503.648.2950 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Rockwood Center is expanding its service to include Meals on Wheels delivery beginning in July. They have openings for Meals on Wheels drivers, kitchen volunteers, dining room servers, dishwashers and hosts. Shifts availalble daily, weekly, monthly. Call Liz at 503.953.8156 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

All centers seek talented musicians to perform before the lunch hour. Shifts are available from 10 a.m. to noon on weekdays. Volunteer once a week, once a month, or give it a try before you commit. We can't pay you for your talent, but welcome you to join us for lunch. Interested? Click here to register. Questions? Contact Ross This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503.953.8125.

Belmont Centeris looking for volunteers who speak Russian. Interested? Contact Ela at 503.953.8202 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .